Riding a tiger

  • 29 July, 2018
  • Natalie Tso
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Tune into Classic Shorts to hear the famous story from Chinese history behind a popular idiom about riding a tiger.

 

Classic idiom - 騎虎難下 (qí hǔ nán xià ) or "ride tiger hard dismount" describes a difficult situation that once you've gotten into it, it's hard to get out of or quit before completing.